Tablet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka (Amtalqa)
568–555 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, SW corner of pyramid IX, the tomb of Amtalqa

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .061 W. .03 TH. .016

Accession Number

20.413

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Faience; blue-glazed; inscribed on one side with name of Aramatelqa; broken and badly damaged.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. Tomb of Aramatelka (Amtalqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: Found under the S.W. corner of Pyramid IX at Nuri, the Tomb of Amtalqa.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition